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April 14, 2016

Navigate the Ed-Tech Marketplace to Get Your Product Into Schools

New marketplaces allow K-12 educators to purchase digital content, creating new entry points for ed-tech startups to sell their products. But how do you know which marketplace will get your company's content in the right hands?

June 01, 2015

Time to Raise Money for an Ed-Tech Startup

I once questioned the idea of outside investment for social enterprises, fearing the investment would poison the impact. Two years later, my views on investment have matured.

May 14, 2015

Ed-Tech Startups Win Big Money at Education Business Plan Competition

A handful of ed-tech startups won $140,000 from the Milken-Penn GSE Education Business Plan Competition Wednesday.

March 19, 2015

At Education Conferences, Swap Vendor Badge for Attendee Spot

As a vendor, education conferences meant hawking candy and key chains. As an attendee, I had authentic conversations and interactions.

November 03, 2014

Talk to the Startup Bloggers on Twitter

Do you want to know what launching a startup business entails? Ask the Startup bloggers during an Education Week Twitter chat from 8 to 9 p.m. Eastern time on Wednesday.

September 09, 2014

Six Reasons to Be a (Graduate) "Studentpreneur"

I worked on ProfessorWord while I was an MBA student. I discovered that graduate school is a great time to launch a startup.

August 26, 2014

Why I Sought a Partner: Startup Burnout, Survival, and Sustainability

Being a solo entrepreneur requires doing the jobs of five people while having the time of one. Startup life is not meant to be shouldered by one person forever.


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